Table Mountain National Park’s NCC Environmental Services Kloofnek crew is responding to a fire on Signal Hill that broke out on Wednesday, December 15.
The burning is not unexpected as it forms part of ‘fire season’ in the Western Cape. The fire has reportedly been contained, as per NCC Wildfires.
Signal Hill fire caused by vagrants due to inactivity by the City of Cape Town, San Parks and SAPS. @SANParks @TableMountainNP @geordinhl @CityofCT
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— Willem Bruwer (@willbruwer) December 15, 2021
— Biénne Huisman (@BienneHuisman) December 15, 2021
— NCC Wildfires (@NCCWildfires) December 15, 2021
Meanwhile, a Cape Town woman has recently lost her life after her home was destroyed by a fire. The 65-year-old woman was reportedly wheelchair-bound and was discovered in the early hours of Tuesday morning, December 14, in her Bellville home.